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University of Southern Maine

Gorham, ME

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Overview

University of Southern Maine is a University institution located in Gorham, ME, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Gorham, ME  04038
United States
Contact Admissions
Email: admitusm@maine.edu
Phone: 207-780-5670

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Marketing Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, And Treatment Professions, Other Checkmark
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Cultural Anthropology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,397
Applied
4,695
Accepted
5,956
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

3,358
Females Applied
3,002
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,039
Males Applied
1,693
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.33
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Audition for music majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer February 15th January 1st Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,640
In-state
23,640
Out-of-state
8,640
In-district
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Fees

1,960
Full-time student fees
10,290
Room & board
5,460
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,784
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,441
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,974
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,095
Avg. Loan Aid
4,338
Avg. Grant Aid
9,803
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78.2%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
49%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,956
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.06%
Black or African American 7.21%
White or Caucasian 77.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.79%
Asian 2.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 3.42%
Other 2.84%

Gender

Male (40.63%)
Female (59.37%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 14%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security lighting, preventive programs within residence halls

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

653
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 291
Part-time - 362
Male - 395
Female - 61
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